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May 5, 1979 was a Saturday and it was the 125th day of the year 1979. It was the 18th Saturday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1979 calendar will be in 2029. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a lunisolar calendar.
The day of the week of your birthday this year was Thursday. Next year it will be Friday and two years from now it will be Sunday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 152 days left before your next birthday. You will be 44 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,919 days from the day you were born up to today. If you’ve been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth, then you have slept a total of 5,306 days or 14.53 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 539 full moons after you were born up to this day. How many of them did you see? The next full moon that you can see will be on December 8 at 04:10:00 GMT – Thursday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on January 11, 2011.
If a dog named Ptolemy - a Irish Red and White Setter breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 213 dog years old today. A dog’s first human year is equal to 15 dog years. Dogs age differently depending on breed and size. When you reach the age of 6 Ptolemy will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Ptolemy will age 4.5 dog years for every human year.
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You might be happy to know that the following celebrities share your birthday. The list was randomly chosen and arranged in chronological order.
- 1915Alice Faye
- 1925Eddi Arent
- 1927Pat Carroll
- 1938Michael Murphy
- 1951Nicholas Guest
- 1957Peter Howitt
- 1966Josh Weinstein
- 1973Tina Yothers
- 1976Sage Stallone
- 1981Marcelle Bittar
View the complete list of May 5 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 5.
- 1479Guru Amar Das, Indian 3rd Sikh Guru (d. 1574)
- 1923James Gilbert, Scottish television producer and director
- 1925Eddi Arent, Polish-German actor (d. 2013)
- 1933Igor Kashkarov, Russian high jumper
- 1944Roger Rees, Welsh-American actor and director (d. 2015)
- 1948Mats Bergman, Swedish actor
- 1966Shawn Drover, Canadian drummer (Megadeth, Eidolon, and Act of Defiance)
- 1971Harold Miner, American basketball player
- 1987Jessie Cave, English actress
- 1992Yōsuke Mikami, Japanese footballer
View the complete list of May 5 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1260Kublai Khan becomes ruler of the Mongol Empire.
- 1640King Charles I of England dissolves the Short Parliament.
- 1877American Indian Wars: Sitting Bull leads his band of Lakota into Canada to avoid harassment by the United States Army under Colonel Nelson Miles.
- 1936Italian troops occupy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
- 1944German troops execute 216 civilians in the village of Kleisoura in Greece.
- 1945World War II: The Prague uprising begins as an attempt by the Czech resistance to free the city from German occupation.
- 1949The Treaty of London establishes the Council of Europe in Strasbourg as the first European institution working for European integration.
- 1950Bhumibol Adulyadej is crowned King Rama IX of Thailand.
- 1964The Council of Europe declares May 5 as Europe Day.
- 2006The government of Sudan signs an accord with the Sudan Liberation Army.
View the complete list of May 5 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 5, and 1979 reveal that your Life Path number is 9. It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Mike Gray, Hanna Alström, Branscombe Richmond, Ray Charles, Tom Petty, Tricia Helfer, Patrick Warburton, Kostas Bigalis, Sylvia Kristel, Sebastian de Souza.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on May 5 is Taurus ♉ (The Bull) – a fixed sign with Earth as Western element. The ruling planet is Venus – the planet of love and beauty. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Sheep is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on May 5, 1979.
Emerald is the modern birthstone for the month of May while Sapphire is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Taurus is sapphire. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 5th May 1979 is Lily of the Valley for purity.
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In a room of 23 people there’s a 50% chance of two individuals having the same birthday (month and day only and not a leap year). The chance increases to 99.9% if there are 70 people in the room. You need at least 253 people in the room if you want someone to have the same birthday as you with 50% probability. This is called the birthday paradox or birthday problem. Try it out on your classroom, office, or sports team and confirm how many people share the same birthday.
Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 4,379,013,942. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Reunited by Peaches & Herb as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 5, 1979). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a male ♂ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Greece approximately on 1575. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, geologist.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You’re always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 123,688,258 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1979. The estimated number of babies born on 5th May 1979 is 338,872. That’s equivalent to 235 babies every minute. Try to imagine if all of them are crying at the same time.
In the United States, the most popular baby name is Jennifer. This name was given to 56,718 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 67,733 times in the year 1979. Any chance you are Jennifer or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
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Your birthday in Roman numerals using DD.MM.YYYY notation is:
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about May 5, 1979. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 125th day of 1979
- Day of week: Saturday
- Day of week birthstone: Turquoise
- Week index: 18th Saturday of 1979
- Next same calendar year: 2029
- Day of week this year: Thursday
- Day of week next year: Friday
- Day of week in 2024: Sunday
- Days until next birthday: 152 days
- Age on next birthday: 44 years old
- Days since birth: 15,919 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,306 days
- Years spent sleeping: 14.53 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 539
- Next full moon: December 8 at 04:10:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 11, 2011
- Age in dog years: 213 dog years old using a Irish Red and White Setter breed
- Life path number and meaning: 9 – It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
- Western zodiac sign: Taurus ♉ (The Bull)
- Western zodiac element: Earth
- Western zodiac sign quality: Fixed
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Venus – the planet of love and beauty
- Western zodiac gemstone: Sapphire
- Eastern zodiac animal: Sheep
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Emerald
- Mystical birthstone: Sapphire (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Lily of the Valley for purity
- 1979 world population: 4,379,013,942
- Number one song: Reunited by Peaches & Herb (May 5, 1979)
- Babies born in 1979: 123,688,258
- Babies born in 1979 every day: 338,872
- Babies born in 1979 every minute: 235
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 56,718 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 67,733 babies
- Roman numerals: V.V.MCMLXXIX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: July 12, 1984 – Natalie Martinez, American actress; October 3, 1940 – Alan O'Day, American singer-songwriter (d. 2013); February 9, 1973 – Colin Egglesfield, American actor.
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